March 9, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 48

Stories from the March 9, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB UPDATE: Colonials out of Tournament after 74-61 loss to Duke

Start the slideshow! Posted Saturday, March 18, 3:43 p.m. Updated Saturday, March 18, 7:10 p.m. GREENSBORO, N.C. – The buzzer in basketball signals finality and after a 74-61 loss to top-seeded Duke Saturday afternoon in North Carolina, it signaled much more for the George Washington men’s basketball team. It signaled the absolute end to the […]

A-10 Preview: Colonials set out for repeat

Forget their 16-0 regular season conference performance. GW men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs seems not to remember all those wins. “We’re not much more talented than any team in the league,” Hobbs said, echoing his comments from earlier in the year that the now-No. 6/7 Colonials (USA Today/Associated Press) were an “NIT team.” All […]

Hatchet selects editor in chief

Junior Caitlin Carroll said she plans on bolstering staff development, particularly with new writers, and publishing more special issues and outside projects next year as The Hatchet’s editor in chief. Hatchet staffers voted Carroll, the features editor, to the newspaper’s top spot last week. She will begin her new position in early May, pending approval […]

WEB UPDATE: Women beat ODU, face Tenn. Tuesday

Start the slideshow! Posted Sunday, March 19, 5:19 p.m. Updated 1:34 a.m. NORFOLK, Va. — The George Washington women’s basketball team entered their first round match-up in the NCAA Tournament knowing they would have to play not only against the five Old Dominion Lady Monarchs on the floor, but also against their approximately 6,500 rowdy […]

A-10 Preview: A-10 Notes

GW gets Temple in friendly arena CINCINATTI – The Colonials are 3-0 in the U.S. Bank Arena, where they will face Temple Thursday at noon in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament. On March 11 last year, the Colonials topped Temple 77-58 in the semifinals of the A-10s, which they ended up winning for […]

WEB UPDATE: 66-53 loss to Tennessee knocks women out of Tournament

Start the slideshow! Posted Tuesdy, March 21, 10:23 p.m. NORFOLK, Va.–Shanna Zolman had 19 points and standout Candace Parker had 15 points as the Tennessee Volunteers beat the GW women’s basketball team 66-53 to knock the Colonials out of the NCAA Tournament. The Lady Vols are heading to the Round of 16 for the 25th […]

A-10 Preview: New year, same result: GW women fall to Owls

Start the slideshow! PHILADELPHIA – The saying goes “two out of three ain’t bad,” but for the women’s basketball team, it was the third that mattered the most. After defeating No. 18 Temple twice this season, the Colonials fell to the Owls 59-54 in the Atlantic 10 Conference championship game Monday night. Sophomore Kim Beck […]

The Bar Belle: The Evening Star Cafe

The Evening Star Caf? 2000 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, Va. Tucked between Old Town Alexandria and Crystal City lies a little refuge known to many as The Evening Star Caf?. And while I heard it has scrumptious food, I naturally came for the booze. Pulling up to The Evening Star Caf? might throw you a […]

Greek Briefs

Sigma Chi welcomes 41 members GW’s newest fraternity held a pinning ceremony last week to officially welcome the 41 men that make up its founding father class. “It was primarily a symbolic milestone for the organization,” said Dean Harwood, assistant director of the Greek Life. “But it was an important one and it was impressive […]